Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)

Hydro One presents its 2021 Virtual Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

Due to the public health impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this year's meeting will be held in a virtual-only format through a live online audio webcast. This measure is a proactive step to ensure the health and safety of our shareholders, employees and communities. Material associated with our Annual General Meeting of Shareholders is found below.


Web Portal (you will be able to login 15 minutes before the meeting)

Minimum System Requirements


Only shareholders or duly appointed proxyholders will be able to vote and ask questions at the meeting.


Speakers:
photo: Timothy Hodgson

Timothy Hodgson

Chair of the Board, Hydro One Limited

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photo: Mark Poweska

Mark Poweska

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Timothy Hodgson

Timothy Hodgson is a corporate director and currently serves as Chair of Hydro One. Mr. Hodgson also Chairs the board of Sagicor Financial Company Limited (SFC), a financial and life insurance company and sits on the board of Sagicor Group Jamaica, a majority owned subsidiary of SFC and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). Mr. Hodgson was formerly Managing Partner of Alignvest Management Corporation from 2012 until his retirement in August 2019. He was Special Advisor to Mr. Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada from 2010 to 2012. From 1990 to 2010, Mr. Hodgson held various positions in New York, London, Silicon Valley and Toronto with Goldman Sachs and served as Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Canada from 2005 to 2010, with overall responsibilities for the firm’s operations, client relationships and regulatory matters.

His prior directorships include MEG Energy, Alignvest Acquisition Corporation, Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation, The Global Risk Institute, KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, Next Canada, the Ivey School of Business and Bridgepoint Health.

Mr. Hodgson holds a Masters of Business Administration from The Ivey School of Business at Western University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Manitoba. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) and holds his ICD.D.

Mark Poweska

Mark Poweska is President and CEO of Hydro One Limited. With approximately 1.4 million valued customers, over $30 billion in assets and 2020 annual revenues of approximately $7.3 billion, Mr. Poweska leads Ontario’s largest electricity transmission and distribution provider and is a proven leader with a reputation for prioritizing safety, exceeding customer expectations, cutting costs and improving operational performance.

With a team of approximately 8,700 skilled and dedicated employees (on average during 2020), Mr. Poweska has devised a new corporate strategy that sets a clear vision for the future of Hydro One. Mr. Poweska has deep industry knowledge and an ability to develop enduring relationships with industry partners, unions, Indigenous communities, regulators and all levels of government.

Prior to joining Hydro One, Mr. Poweska served as Executive Vice President, Operations at BC Hydro. During his tenure in the role, Mr. Poweska successfully led the merger of the former Transmission and Distribution organization with the Generation organization. During his more than 25 years at BC Hydro, Mr. Poweska has proven that he can build a strong safety culture, put customers first and improve efficiency. Mr. Poweska is a mechanical engineer with experience at all levels of the electricity industry, from the front line to the executive team.

Mr. Poweska is the Chair of the board of Directors of the Ontario Energy Association and serves on the board of the Western Energy Institute. He was recognized by the Ontario Energy Association as Leader of the Year for 2020 for his leadership of Hydro One’s transformation to be more customer-driven, sustainable, safe, and efficient.



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Chris Lopez

Chief Financial Officer

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Maureen Wareham

Corporate Secretary

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Chris Lopez

Chris Lopez is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Hydro One Limited and Hydro One Inc., a position he assumed after being appointed as Acting CFO in late 2018. Mr. Lopez joined Hydro One in 2016 as the Senior Vice President of Finance and has more than 21 years of progressive experience in the utilities industry in Canada and Australia. As CFO, Mr. Lopez is responsible for the corporate finance function, including treasury and tax, as well as internal audit, investor relations, risk, pensions and shared services, including supply chain. Mr. Lopez is also currently responsible for Strategy and Growth, including Hydro One Telecom Inc. and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining the organization, Mr. Lopez was the Vice President, Corporate Planning and Mergers & Acquisitions at TransAlta Corporation from 2011 to 2015, and the Director of Operations Finance at TransAlta from 2007 to 2011 in Alberta, Canada. He also held senior financial roles for TransAlta in his native Australia, from 1999 to 2007. At the start of his career, he worked as a financial accountant with Rio Tinto in Australia.

Mr. Lopez holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Edith Cowan University in Australia, and a Chartered Accountant designation. He received a graduate diploma in corporate governance and directorships from the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2007.

Maureen Wareham

Maureen Wareham is Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics Officer of Hydro One Limited, and is responsible for the oversight and management of the operations of the Board of Directors, its Committees, and Hydro One’s subsidiary companies' board operations. She is also responsible for advising the Board of Directors and senior management on corporate governance best practices. As Chief Ethics Officer, she is responsible for carrying out advisory and reporting functions associated with the Code of Business Conduct and providing regular reports to the Human Resources Committee of the Board of Directors.

Maureen joined the Company's Law Division in 1997 having previously practiced corporate commercial and securities law with the Toronto law firms of Holden, Day, Wilson; and Borden Ladner. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in philosophy and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario. Maureen was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989 and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. She is a member of the Conference Board of Canada's "Corporate Ethics Management Council" and the Governance Professionals of Canada.


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How to Vote Online:

To exercise your vote online, if you are a registered shareholder (holder of a share certificate) please go to proxyvote.com and follow the instructions on screen. You will need the control number located on your proxy form.

If you are a non-registered shareholder (have an account with a financial intermediary, e.g. a bank, trust company, broker or nominee), you must contact your intermediary for instructions.

If you plan to vote prior to the meeting you must do so before 9:30 a.m. eastern time on May 21, 2021.